Saturday, March 26, 2005
We had not seen a water problem in the past 4 years we spent in institute. Never cared about wasting water (or overusing it). Many people dont close the tap fully, some leave it open while brushing,shaving (M) etc. There was some problem in first year when we were staying in NBH and the bathrooms were not fully constructed and we had to go up/down to use water in restrooms. The same problem is coming now also. This time also there is a water problem (though not a major one). There is no water available in mine and adjacent to my wing. So we are going to other wings for water. Even now many people wont remember the time when they wasted water like anything. Yesterday there was no water even for drinking in the whole hostel. All water-coolers were empty from ground to 3rd floor. When we get into such situations we just say 'wtf is this', 'why dont they solve this problem' etc but we dont realize that the problem is deeper than that. When I was in bangalore I saw chronic water crisis. We had to call up a tanker every 2-3 days for water for survival. Instead of cursing those in-charge, if instead we make a better and more efficient use of water, there wont be any water problem at all.